Tag: securities

Oct 06 2021

The SEC Will Not Ban Crypto, That Would Be Up To Congress, Says Gary Gensler

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Chairman, Gary Gensler, told Congress that the SEC will not ban cryptocurrencies. This is a huge relief, even though Gensler then said “that would be up to Congress.” The SEC Chairman is in the middle of quite the press tour, spreading his opinions on crypto around, clarifying his stance. Those opinions...

May 28 2021

Rep. Tom Emmer, One of the Most Active Crypto Congress Members, on Taxes and DeFi

May 28 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 blockchain crypto defi fatf

House Representative Tom Emmer, of Minnesota, is one of the most active voice for crypto and blockchain in the US government. In this episode, he discusses: what book made Tom fall down the crypto rabbit hole why Tom believes the Financial...

Apr 09 2021

SEC Disagreement Emerges on Whether Ethereum Is a Security

Apr 09 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  ethereum markets sec securities

Regulators in the U.S. have yet to offer clarity around the legality of Bitcoin and Ethereum. Although the former has been unofficially deemed a commodity, the latter could fall in line with Ripple's security status. Bitcoin Is a Commodity The U.S. Securities and Exchange...

Mar 30 2021

SEC Suing LBRY Over $11 Million Token Sales

Mar 30 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business lawsuit lbry sec securities

The SEC is going after LBRY. SEC Suing LBRY The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a lawsuit against LBRY. The...

Feb 12 2021

First North American Bitcoin ETF Approved by Canadian Securities Regulator

The Ontario Securities Commission gave its blessing Thursday.

Jan 07 2021

Ripple ‘Tried’ to Settle With SEC Ahead of XRP Suit, CEO Says

Jan 07 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  lawsuits news policy & regulation ripple sec

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse says his firm tried to settle with the SEC before the regulator sued on unregistered securities sale allegations.

Oct 30 2020

Security Token Issuance Firm Ignium Partners With Estonian Fundraising Platform

Ignium and Fundwise have partnered to provide a security token-based fundraising solution.

Oct 13 2020

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce on BitMEX, DeFi and a Token Safe Harbor

Hester Peirce, AKA “Crypto Mom,” was just confirmed to a second term as SEC Commissioner of the Securities Exchange Commission in August. In this episode, she talks about: the reasons for her dissent in the Unikrn Settlement and what she believes would have been a proper penalty...

Sep 22 2020

Report Suggests UNI Tokens Unlikely to be Considered as Securities

Sep 22 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  defi news regulations sec securities uni

A new report by financial services firm Arca has delved into the possibility of Uniswap’s UNI token being treated as a security by regulators. In recent months Uniswap’s popularity and growth have exploded to the extent that it actually surpassed Coinbase for trading volume recently. Its total value locked currently stands just below $2 billion The post Report Suggests UNI Tokens Unlikely to...

Sep 21 2020

Ignium Launches First-Ever STO on End-to-End Digital Assets Infrastructure

The Estonia-based STO infrastructure firm says that its issuance fees are 10-20 times less than competitors’ costs.

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